From 1968 onwards, Wilfried sold motor boats at Schuh Ski in Vienna. In 1970, at an OMC training course in Belgium, he met the World and European Champion, Dieter Schulze, and in 1971 he drove his first motor boat race in the class SE in Como Italy. He went on to become one of Austrias most successful powerboat racers in both hydroplanes and catamarans.
1980 - Class OD World Champion
1981 - Class OD World Champion